Data Cart

Your data extract

0 variables
0 samples
View Cart

Sample characteristics: Chile

Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title XIII Censo General de Población. II Censo de Vivienda
Statistical agency Dirección de Estadísticas y Censos, Ministerio de Economía
Population universe All people residing in the country at midnight November 29, 1960 (i.e. between November 28 and 29). In particular, every person that spent the night in the enumerated household. Including members of the family which for job related or special reasons slept away or were absent at midnight (e.g. guards, physicians, nurses, policemen, absent due to a party or funeral).
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day November 29, 1960
Field work period November 29, 1960
Questionnaire Single enumeration form, which requested information on dwellings and individuals.
Type of fieldwork Face to face interview (direct enumeration). Enumerators were appointed by the communal commissions of the Republic, and preference was given to public servants, teachers, members of the armed forces, members of social and cultural entities, notable neighbors, students of the highest learning courses (“alumnos de los cursos superiores de enseñanza”), etc. Once chosen, enumerators were trained.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Unknown
Sample fraction 1.2%
Sample size (person records) 88,184
Sample weights Self-weighting.

Expansion factor = 83.

Units identified in microdata
Dwellings No
Vacant units No
Households No
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography Department
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any functionally separate and independent premises or enclosure that has been constructed, made, converted, or prepared for purposes of permanent or temporary lodging of people, as well as any type of accommodation, stationary or mobile, occupied as a place of lodging on the date of the census. Therefore, the following constitute a dwelling: a) A house, apartment, flat, room or group of rooms, shack, etc., that is independent and meant for providing lodging to a group or people or a single person; b) a craft (boat), vehicle, boxcar, tent, etc. as well as any other type of accommodation (granary, shed), occupied as a place of lodging on the date of the census.
Households A private or family dwelling is one used as a separate and independent abode or domicile by a person who lives alone or by a family or a group of people, related or unrelated, who live together under a family system.
Collective dwellings This type of dwelling is used or meant to be used as a place of lodging for a group of people who are not necessarily related, but who generally live together for reasons of discipline, health, teaching, military or religious life, work, etc. Other such dwellings in this category are: correctional facilities, military barracks, hospitals, boarding schools, hotels, convents, boarding houses, retirement homes, workers camps, etc.
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title XIV Censo Nacional de Población y III de Vivienda
Statistical agency Dirección de Estadística y Censos
Population universe All living people at midnight April 22, 1970 (i.e. between April 21 and 22).
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day April 22, 1970
Field work period April 22, 1970
Questionnaire Single enumeration form, which requested information on dwellings, households and individuals.
Type of fieldwork Face to face interview (direct enumeration) performed by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample of every 10th dwelling.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 890,481
Sample weights Self-weighting.

Expansion factor = 10.

Units identified in microdata
Dwellings Yes
Vacant units Yes
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography Department
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any structurally separate and independent premises or enclosure constructed, converted, or prepared for permanently or temporarily housing people.
Households This corresponds to the currently common idea of a family, which is one that includes two or more related people, who satisfy their food needs together and occupy all or part of a dwelling.
Collective dwellings Formed by groups of, normally unrelated, people who share a dwelling due to reasons of health, discipline, religion, studies, etc.
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title XV Censo Nacional de Población y IV de Vivienda
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas
Population universe All people who spent the night before April 21, 1982 in a specific dwelling.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day April 21, 1982
Field work period Determined by the Chief of the Census Zone
Questionnaire Single enumeration form, which requested information on dwellings, households and individuals.
Type of fieldwork Face to face interview (direct enumeration) performed by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample of every 10th household.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 1,133,062
Sample weights Self-weighting.

Expansion factor = 10.

Units identified in microdata
Dwellings No
Vacant units Yes
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography Department
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any separate and independent place of habitation constructed, converted or prepared for permanently or temporarily housing people.
Households House, apartment, tenement dwelling, squatter settlement, shack, rustic hut, or cabin that has 5 boarders or fewer.
Collective dwellings Residential guesthouse that has the same structural characteristics as private dwellings. Private dwellings with 6 or more boarders will also be included here.
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title XVI Censo Nacional de Población y V de Vivienda
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas
Population universe All people who spent the night before April 22, 1992 in a specific dwelling.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day April 22, 1992
Field work period April 22, 1992
Questionnaire Single enumeration form, which requested information on dwellings, households and individuals.
Type of fieldwork Face to face interview (direct enumeration) performed by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample of every 10th dwelling.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 1,335,055
Sample weights Self-weighting.

Expansion factor = 10.

Units identified in microdata
Dwellings Yes
Vacant units Yes
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography Department
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any separate and independent place of habitation constructed, converted or prepared for permanently or temporarily housing people. A house, an apartment, a room in a tenement, a cabin, an improved shack [mejora], a hospital, a barracks, a boardinghouse, a hotel, are dwellings.
Households Is one made up of a single person or a group of related or unrelated people who live together. That is, they eat and stay together.
Collective dwellings Is one made up of a group of unrelated people who live together for reasons of health, work, religion, study, discipline, etc.
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title XVII Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Vivienda
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas
Population universe All people who spent the night before April 24, 2002 in a specific dwelling. And people who usually reside there but spent the night outside for job related reasons. Exclude people traveling to other cities.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day April 24, 2002
Field work period April 24, 2002
Questionnaire Single enumeration form, which requested information on dwellings, households and individuals.
Type of fieldwork Face to face interview (direct enumeration) performed by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample of every 10th dwelling.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 1,513,914
Sample weights Self-weighting.

Expansion factor = 10.

Units identified in microdata
Dwellings Yes
Vacant units Yes
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography Department
Unit definitions
Dwellings Structure equipped for the permanent or temporary lodging of people, with separate and independent access. They can be: fixed or mobile; made of various materials; and house one or more households.
Households A private household is composed of one or more persons, either related or unrelated, that: 1) live in the same dwelling; 2) share a single, common budget; 3)eat together, regardless of the ownership or type of kitchen used; 3) recognize a household head among themselves.
Collective dwellings A group of unrelated people that share a dwelling, or part of one, and live communally for reasons of health, work, religion, study, discipline, etc. A collective household does not have a household head.